Does church have a gag rule on God?

God has no gag rule on Christ-followers! “Let the redeemed of the Lord say so!”

gag rule

Religion “commanded” the early Christ-followers “not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.” They replied: “We cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard,” and they continued to boldly talk about Jesus (Acts 4:18-20). The Bible says that when they met together for worship, everyone present had something to share (1 Corinthians 14:26).
–So what has happened 2,000 years later? Churches hold “services” where one man speaks and everybody else in the meeting is required to sit silently and “not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.”
–Now is the time for ordinary, contemporary Christ-followers to claim the courage and chutzpah of Peter and John: “When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and took note that they had been with Jesus (Acts 4:13.)”
–Will you? http://amzn.to/1qfYKuq

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.
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